Jotun stories

Making wood furniture green

Jotun has created Ultra Lite, a new way to protect the beauty of natural wood furniture without harmful VOCs.
Bold penguin

Martin Chew brings 30 years of experience – and a bold vision – to his new role as Jotun’s Group Executive Vice President for Performance Coatings.

Painting the wind

As a leading provider of specialised coatings for the wind energy industry, Jotun coatings protect wind farms from the elements.
From troll to penguin  

The penguin is strongly connected to Jotun through its long presence in Jotun’s logo. But did you know that Jotun’s first logo was a troll, and that the logo was changed several times before ending with the penguin?
Better results with new quality tools

A collaboration between Jotun and Orkla has resulted in the world’s first range of painting tools tailor made for industrial coatings. 
RC Jotun secures the summer fjord

– Thanks to the contributions of Jotun and the Gleditsch family, we are operational with a very solid and advanced boat in our fjord areas, says Kjell Atle Kjønnø, chairman of Sandefjord Red Cross. “RC Jotun” is well-prepared for the most hectic season of the year. 
China Expats

Six years ago, Ståle Nordlien was offered a dream job as Regional R&D Director for one of the world’s leading paint manufacturers. But there was a catch: He would have to move his family to China.
The Arctic

With the establishment of a test station on Svalbard, Jotun is the first to carry out testing of products and paint systems in the Arctic region. So far, the test results have been both reassuring and surprising.